Taiwan raised beach deposits (Pleistocene to of Taiwan)

Where: Taiwan (23.0° N, 122.0° E: paleocoordinates 23.0° N, 122.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Pleistocene to Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; reef rocks

Primary reference: H. Yabe and T. Sugiyama. 1935. Geological and geographical distribution of reef-corals in Japan. Journal of Paleontology 9:183-217 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 63134: authorized by Matt Kosnik, entered by Matt Kosnik on 06.08.2006, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites cf. compressa Dana 1846 stony coral
forma tumida
Porites cf. lanuginosa Studer 1901 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Coeloseris sp. Vaughan 1918 stony coral
Pachyseris cf. speciosa Dana 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Fungiidae
Herpolitha limax2 Esper 1797 stony coral
Podabacia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
Fungia cf. granulosa Klunzinger 1879 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Montipora spp. Blainville 1830 stony coral
"Montipora sinensis" = Montipora tuberculosa Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Montipora cf. informis Bernard 1897 stony coral
Acropora spp. Oken 1815 stony coral
Acropora pulchra Brook 1891 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pocilloporidae
Stylophora pistillata Esper 1797 stony coral
Pocillopora sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Pocillopora ? informis Dana 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Turbinaria sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Coelocoenia cf. vacua" = Progyrosmilia vacua, "Coelocoenia ? sp." = Progyrosmilia, "Maeandra sp." = Meandrina
"Coelocoenia cf. vacua" = Progyrosmilia vacua Gerth 1923 stony coral
"Coelocoenia ? sp." = Progyrosmilia Wells 1937 stony coral
"Maeandra sp." = Meandrina Lamarck 1801 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Leptoria sp., "Leptoria phrygia" = Leptoria phrygia, "Leptoria cf. tenuis" = Leptoria phrygia, Goniastrea sp., "Goniastrea pectinata" = Goniastrea pectinata, "Goniastrea planulata" = Goniastrea pectinata, Goniastrea retiformis, Hydnophora exesa, "Cyphastrea cf. gardineri" = Cyphastrea microphthalma, Cyphastrea chalcidicum, Cyphastrea serailia, Favites sp., "Favites abdita" = Favites abdita, "Favites virens" = Favites abdita, Platygyra cf. sinensis2, "Maeandra astreiformis" = Platygyra daedalea, Dipsastraea sp.1, "Favia pallida" = Dipsastraea pallida, "Favia speciosa" = Dipsastraea speciosa
Leptoria sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"Leptoria phrygia" = Leptoria phrygia Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
"Leptoria cf. tenuis" = Leptoria phrygia Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
Goniastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"Goniastrea pectinata" = Goniastrea pectinata Ehrenberg 1834 stony coral
"Goniastrea planulata" = Goniastrea pectinata Ehrenberg 1834 stony coral
Goniastrea retiformis Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Hydnophora exesa Pallas 1766 stony coral
"Cyphastrea cf. gardineri" = Cyphastrea microphthalma Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Cyphastrea chalcidicum Forskal 1775 stony coral
Cyphastrea serailia Forskal 1775 stony coral
Favites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
"Favites abdita" = Favites abdita Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
"Favites virens" = Favites abdita Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
Platygyra cf. sinensis2 Milne-Edwards and Haime 1849 stony coral
"Maeandra astreiformis" = Platygyra daedalea Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
Dipsastraea sp.1 de Blainville 1830 stony coral
"Favia pallida" = Dipsastraea pallida Dana 1846 stony coral
"Favia speciosa" = Dipsastraea speciosa Dana 1846 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Oculinidae
"Galaxea clavus" = Galaxea astreata Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Galaxea fascicularis Linnaeus 1767 stony coral
 Helioporacea -